Your hair is in need of Moisture if it:
- Feels dry
- Feels rough
- Feels brittle
- Is breaking a lot when dry Read more
Know your hair type. All products for curly haired people do not have the same results on every single head. Some curls are loose than others which determines how the hair will react to a product. Some curlies need more moisture while others need more protein. Some curlies have fine textures while others are course. Find out what hair type you have will help you to find out what products work for you.
Be gentle. Hair can only handle so much. If you are constantly playing in it, pulling on it, forcefully tugging it with the comb, and frying it, it will break! Treat hair like a raw egg. Like the shell of an egg which can easily crack with pressure or force, the hair can only withstand a certain amount of pressure so you must be very careful how you handle it. Read more
1. Eat healthy. Fruits and vegetables are not only good for you, but they are good for your hair. Eating right promotes healthy hair growth from the root.
2. Avoid putting stress on the hair. Braids and cornrows can be cute but stay away from tight braids which can lead to hair loss and alopecia.
3. Avoid flat irons. You may think that flat ironing your hair makes it straight and beautiful, but it is very damaging. During the flat ironing process, hair is flattened between two hot plates which can result in intense and irreversible damage. Your hair does not have to be straight to be beautiful. Healthy hair is beautiful hair.
Step away from the blow fryer! As tempting as it may be to dry your hair quickly or get a nice blown out look on your hair, blow dryers can be quite damaging. Air drying is the best method for black hair which tends to be fragile due to it’s curl pattern. If you insist on using heat to dry your hair, try using a bonnet or hooded dryer on a low setting. Wear a plastic cover on your head for added protection. Because the air flow from the hooded/bonnet dryer circulates over your entire head, it is not damaging to the hair like the blow dryer. Read more
How often have we heard this? As a black women passes by with long, beautiful hair, our friends who happen to be black whisper, “Look at her and her weave” or “She must be mixed.” ” Yes. I’m sure you have heard it and it sickens me. Why can’t a black woman have long hair? Some may claim that it is because they rarely see a black woman with long hair, but we lets discover the reasons why we don’t see a lot of it. Read more